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Vote Like A 4-Year Old Might

Words by Oscar Johnson If we teach our children from the outset to help each other up and to share, why can’t we practice that in our ‘democracy’? Go to…

Exhibition Focus: Pre-Raphaelite Sisters

One hundred and seventy years after the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood first exhibited their paintings, London’s National Portrait Gallery are celebrating the divine feminine muses of this historic art movement this Winter,…

My Top 10 Albums Of 2019

It’s been a great year for music, with many new artists releasing strong debut albums and promises of a prosperous career. We’re only a few weeks away from entering a…

Review: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Ghosteen

Words by Rosanna Weber On October 4th, Nick Cave released his latest album Ghosteen, a double album, his first since Abattoir Blues/Lyre of Orpheus in 2004. Unlike the kitschy album…

Live Review: Temples @ Komedia

Words by Luke Edison This Monday 2nd December, Komedia’s doors opened to Temples, a psychedelic rock band originating from Kettering, Northamptonshire. Having heard about their mesmerizing live performances and stellar…

Sussex Ranger Takeover

By Rory Hinshelwood, Rosie Bettis, Zoe Taylor, and Max Morris-Edwards This week the team behind new-blog-on-the-block, Sussex Ranger hijack foodies focus to introduce their guide to student eats, nights out,…

Should some reality TV shows be banned?

The Big Debate is a regular Badger feature which brings the spirit of competitive debating to the printed page. Two writers tackle a contentious topic, representing polarised views. They might…

Elitist campus accommodation

By Eric Barrell With my tutors going on strike over casualisation and unequal pay, and my own struggles in cheap halls with near constant maintenance issues, I can’t help but…

Let’s vote for manifestos, not idols

By Issy Anthony – Comment Sub-Editor I want us to question how we look at politicians, and more specifically, political leaders. This is the first election I will be voting…

Monitoring our monitors

Ruth Walters discusses the work of Sussex Sweatshop Free and their involvement with tech workers’ rights Sussex Sweatshop Free is a student-led campaign group working to raise awareness of the…

Less work, more play: the 4 day week

By Will Day With Labour’s proposal to implement a four-day working week, the concept of working less for the same pay has been thrust into the public sphere. For many,…

The knife crime crisis

Joe Pearce discusses the ethical debate around ‘stop and searches’ Knife-crime is a sensitive topic, one often dividing opinion nationally. To combat gang-wars and possible intent to harm others, police…

Bloodshed and tyranny in Colombia

By Laura Lucia Rodríguez Peña Colombia has a long history of war and conflict. Nevertheless, in 2016 the National Government signed a peace agreement with the biggest armed group in…

Authentic cities and towns in Japan

By Vanessa Hung Always popular with travellers, Japan is a country with world-class cities, stunning landscape, spectacular natural scenery. Whether you have been to Japan before; or getting bored of…

iPod Classic Life

In the modern age of streaming technology, it is hard to imagine a time where there wasn’t an exhaustive library of songs literally at your fingertips. The music industry has…

Brighton international eats

By Maaya Takata From vegetarian or vegan restaurants to cosy cafes for afternoon tea, from casual brunch to fine dining, Brighton offers various types of places to eat. As the…

What’s going on with Falmer Moat?

By Alana Harris As the observant amongst us will have seen, the previously empty moat surrounding Falmer square has been filled with water. Many may be intrigued over the function…

Christmas in Brighton

By Cloe Grampa Christmas is just around the corner and it seems that everywhere is getting into the festive spirit, but if the fairy lights around town and Christmas music…

Campus under Siege: Hong Kong Universities become battlegrounds

By Charlotte Brill Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests are showing no sign of fatigue. Over the past few weeks, University campuses across the region have become the flashpoints of conflict between…

The Largest Maternity Scandal in NHS History

By Angel Woo, Staff Writer. An internal report leaked by The Independent has revealed that at least 42 babies and three mothers died at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust (SATH)…